New Arrivals · Downloadable Audiobooks

April 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The silent war

April 17, 2014
Bova, Ben, 1932-, author.
[New York] : Macmillan Audio, 2005.
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 49 min., 56 sec.)) : digital.
Read by Amanda Karr and Christian Noble.
The Asteroid Wars continue When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom, blur and the keys to victory will include physics, nanotechnology, and cold hard cash...

Dreams of gods & monsters

April 17, 2014
Taylor, Laini, author.
[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2014.
1 online resource (1 sound file (18 hr., 08 min., 28 sec.)).
Read by Khristine Hvam.
Karou is still not ready to forgive Akiva for killing the only family she's ever known. But when a brutal angel army trespasses into the human world, Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat and against larger dangers that loom on the horizon. They begin to hope that it might forge a way forward for their people. And, perhaps, for themselves maybe even toward love...

Roosevelt's beast : a novel

April 17, 2014
Bayard, Louis, author.
[Holland, Ohio] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2014.
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 16 min., 53 sec.)) : digital
Read by John Pruden.
1914. Brazil's Rio da Duvida, the River of Doubt. Plagued by hunger and suffering the lingering effects of malaria, Theodore Roosevelt, his son Kermit, and the other members of the now-ravaged Roosevelt-Rondon scientific expedition are traveling deeper and deeper into the jungle. When Kermit and Teddy are kidnapped by a never-before-seen Amazonian tribe, the great hunters are asked one thing in exchange for their freedom: find and kill a beast that leaves no tracks and that no member of the tribe has ever seen. But what are the origins of this beast, and how do they escape its brutal wrath?

The fall of the governor. Part two

April 16, 2014
Kirkman, Robert, author.
[New York] : Macmillan Audio, [2014]
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 35 min., 42 sec.)) : digital
Read by Fred Berman.
In Rise of the Governor, uber-villain Philip Blake journeyed from his humble beginnings directly into the dark heart of the zombie apocalypse, and became the self-proclaimed leader of a small town called Woodbury. In Book Two, The Road to Woodbury, an innocent traveler named Lilly Caul wound up in the terrifying thrall of Phillip Blake's twisted, violent dictatorship within Woodbury's ever tightening barricades.

The dead cat bounce [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Graves, Sarah.
North Kingstown : BBC Audiobooks America, 2009.
Read by Lindsay Ellison.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Jake finds the corpse of a world-famous corporate trader who used to be a local boy, and when her friend Ellie confesses to the murder, Jake smells a cover-up and investigates as cops and journalists swarm into snowbound Eastport.

The 13th tribe [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Liparulo, Robert.
[S.l.] : Thomas Nelson ; Carol Stream, IL : Oasis Audio, p2012.
1 sound file : digital.
Read by Daniel Butler.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Immortal vigilantes from the time of Moses have planned the unthinkable. But how can you stop what you can't see?

It must be love [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Gibson, Rachel.
[New York] : Harper Audio, 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file, 9 hr., 14 min.)
Read by Rebecca Tripp.
The zodiac predicts lust and romance when undercover cop Joe Shanahan gets in over his head, as he beds the sexy New Age devotee he was sent to investigate, leaving him reeling and her seeing stars.

The walking dead. Fall of the governor

April 16, 2014
Kirkman, Robert.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 46 min., 13 sec.)) : digital.
Read by Fred Berman.
The third book in Robert Kirkman's New York Times bestselling series, The Walking Dead: Fall of the Governor!The Walking Dead trilogy of original novels, set in the universe of Robert Kirkman's iconic comic, reaches its final crescendo in The Fall of the Governor...

The Cairo affair

April 16, 2014
Steinhauer, Olen, author.
[New York] : Macmillan Audio, 2014.
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 22 min., 13 sec.)) : digital
Read by Edoardo Ballerini.
Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. But his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly loved, calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated...

Something wicked [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Hart, Carolyn G.
[New York] : Books on Tape, 2012.
1 sound file (8 hr., 29 min., 2 sec.) : digital.
Read by Kate Reading.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Everyone--including mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance--loves Arsenic and Old Lace. But something wicked is poisoned a local summer stock production as cast members stab each other in the back and props are sabotaged. Worst of all, the star, aging Hollywood beach-blanket hunk Shane Petree, butchers his lines--while getting top billing in bed with wives and teenage daughters around town. No wonder somebody wants to draw his final curtain. With a little help from Miss Marple, Poirot, and Agatha the Bookstore Cat, a pompous prosecutor tries to pin a murder on Max, Annie's own leading man. Unless Annie can prove her darling's innocence, their wedding date's off! Invoking the tried-and-true methods of her favorite literary sleuths, Annie snoops around the greasepaint and glitter of the show-stopper scene if she doesn't watch it, because theatrical murderers never play fair.

Snatched [electronic resource] : a novella

April 16, 2014
Slaughter, Karin, 1971-
[North Kingstown, R.I.] : AudioGO, 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
Read by Kathleen Early.
Will Trent, a dedicated agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for fifteen years, knows that there's definitely such a thing as a cop's intuition. Which is why he should have listened to his own. While in an airport restroom at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, Will overhears a girl's pleading, plaintive voice: "Please, I wanna go home." Something isn't right here, thinks Will. He feels it in his gut. But he waits too long to act, and now the girl and the anxious, angry man she's with have disappeared into the crowds at the busiest passenger airport in the world. After a desperate search and with time running out, Will makes a call to his supervisor, Amanda Wagner. Will's partner, Faith Mitchell, immediately sends out an abducted child alert. The entire airport will soon be grinding to a halt: Eighty-nine million passengers a year. Five runways. Seven concourses. Six million square feet of space that sprawled across two counties, three cities, and five jurisdictions. All shut down on a dime because Will has a hunch that he is certain is true: a girl, maybe six or seven years old, has been snatched from God knows where. And he intends to bring her back--no matter what it takes.

Simply irresistible [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Gibson, Rachel.
[New York] : Harper Audio, 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file, 11 hr., 22 min.)
Read by Kathleen Early.
Georgeanne Howard leaves her fiance at the altar when she realizes she can't marry a man old enough to be her grandfather, no matter how rich he is. Hockey superstar John Kowalsky unknowingly helps her escape, and only when it's too late does he realize that he's absconded with his boss's bride. This bad boy isn't looking to be anybody's savior but his own. Still, a long night stretches ahead of them--a night too sultry to resist temptation.

Comanche flame [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Baker, Madeline.
Spokane : Books In Motion, 2009.
Read by Rebecca Cook.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
He was a loner, a drifter, a fast gun whose aura of dangerous virility turned pretty heads all across the West. But if his reputation as an outlaw didn't warn decent women away, his Comanche blood did. He saved Jessica's life out on the desolate plains, then made her a willing captive of his savage desire. But even when he had left her behind to rejoin his people, Jesse found she could not forget him ...

An April bride

April 16, 2014
Worth, Lenora, author.
[Grand Rapids, Michigan] : Zondervan, 2014.
1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 10 min., 24 sec.))
Narrator not specified.
War changes everything . . . even their love. Bride-to-be Stella Carson can't wait to marry her longtime sweetheart Marshall Henderson. But Marshall has been away serving his country and has suffered a head wound. After being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, he has distanced himself from Stella, asking her not to visit him in a Washington, D.C., hospital. Marshall returns to Louisiana just four weeks before the wedding, but as the big day draws near, Stella wonders if the man she's loved for most of her life has become someone else. Can true love conquer all for Stella and Marshall, even the tragedy of war?

Now you see her [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Howard, Linda, 1950-
New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Read by Talia Balsam.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
A New York artist suddenly acquires clairvoyancy and paints a murder before it happens. Fear of ridicule inhibits Paris Sweeney from reporting her vision to police and when the murder occurs she becomes a suspect. By the author of Dream Man.

Veronica Mars. The thousand-dollar tan line [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Thomas, Rob.
New York : Books on Tape, 2014.
1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 42 min., 28 sec.)) : digital.
Read by Kristen Bell.
Electronic audio file.
The first book in an original mystery series featuring twenty-eight-year-old Veronica Mars, back in action after the events of Veronica Mars: The Movie. With the help of old friends--Logan Echolls, Mac Mackenzie, Wallace Fennel, and even Dick Casablancas--Veronica is ready to take on Neptune's darkest cases with her trademark sass and smarts.

Truly madly yours [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Gibson, Rachel.
[New York] : Harper Audio, 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 16 min., 17 sec.))
Read by Emma Bates.
When pretty hairdresser Delaney Shaw returned home to Truly, Idaho, for the reading of her stepfather's will, she planned on paying her respects and getting out of town. But it seems the will has some unexpected stipulations-like the one that says if Delaney wants her inheritance she needs to stay put and have nothing to do with sexy Nick Allegrezza--for an entire year!

The bride says no

April 16, 2014
Maxwell, Cathy, author.
New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2014]
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 24 min., 19 sec.)) : digital.
Read by Mary Jane Wells.
New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell returns with a delicious new series, The Brides of Wishmore. What happens when a bride says no?He is the bastard son of a duke, arrogant, handsome, a little bit dangerous, and, of course, one of the most sought-after bachelors in London. He is also about to be publically jilted by some chit of a girl! Blake Stephens' pride isn't about to let him be humiliated, so he charges after his bride to the wilds of Scotland, determined to bring her to the altar. What happens when the heart says yes? He is promised to one woman, but discovers his soul stirred by... the chit's sister! Lady Aileen Davidson's reputation was ruined ages ago, which is why she's buried herself in the country, but her fiery spirit and bold beauty threaten to bring Blake to his knees, making him wonder if he has proposed to the wrong lass. And now he must make a choice: marry for honor... or marry for love?

Bittersweet love [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Alers, Rochelle.
[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2013.
1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
Read by Erica Love.
Belinda Eaton is dedicated to her job as a history teacher in one of Philadelphia's most challenging high schools. Committing to a man, however, is not exactly on her agenda. Then a tragedy brings her closer to gorgeous attorney Griffin Rice, and they have to share custody of their twin goddaughters. Griffin never saw himself as husband or father material, but suddenly family vacations and Sunday dinners with the girls are the highlight of his schedule--and getting closer to their smart, intriguing godmother is his number one priority. Can he teach her that their partnership has turned into a loving relationship powerful enough to last?

The sand castle [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Brown, Rita Mae.
[Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008.
Read by Marguerite Gavin.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
A life-changing lesson about family and the pleasure and heartbreak that comes with it is told in this story of two sisters, their motherless cousin, and their day-trip to the shores of Chesapeake Bay in August, 1952.

Ask me

April 16, 2014
Pauley, Kimberly, 1973-, author.
[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2014]
1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Read by Andi Arndt.
Ask Aria Morse anything, and she must answer with the truth. Yet she rarely understands the cryptic words she's compelled to utter. Blessed--or cursed--with the power of an oracle who cannot decipher her own predictions, she does her best to avoid anyone and everyone. But Aria can no longer hide when Jade, one of the few girls at school who ever showed her any kindness, disappears. Any time Aria overhears a question about Jade, she inadvertently reveals something new, a clue or hint as to why Jade vanished. But like stray pieces from different puzzles, her words never present a clear picture.Then there's Alex, damaged and dangerous, but the first person other than Jade to stand up for her. And Will, who offers a bond that seems impossible for a girl who's always been alone. Both were involved with Jade. Aria may be the only one who can find out what happened, but the closer she gets to solving the crime, the more she becomes a target. Not everyone wants the truth to come out.

Dead level [electronic resource] : a home repair is homicide mystery

April 16, 2014
Graves, Sarah.
[Maumee, Ohio] : Dreamscape Media, p2012.
1 sound file : digital.
Read by Lindsay Ellison.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Aside from saying goodbye to paved roads and indoor plumbing, Jake bet her husband that she could finish building the cottage porch in only a few days. But as they set to work, they soon realize that they're not alone. Recently escaped from prison and having fled into the woods, Dewey Hooper recognizes Jake the instant he sees her. Her testimony got him sent away for murder years ago and here he can finally exact his revenge.

Open season [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Howard, Linda, 1950-
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Read by Kate Forbes.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
Daisy Minor is bored. Worse than that, she's boring. A plain, small-town librarian, she's got a wardrobe as sexy as a dictionary and hasn't been on a date in years. She's never even had a lukewarm love affair, let alone a hot one. So when she wakes up on her 34th birthday and wonders how it is that she still lives with her widowed mom and spinster aunt while her friends have all gotten married and started families, she decides it's time to get a life -- and a sex life. And as far as she can tell, good girls don't attract nearly as many men as bad ones.

Design for murder [electronic resource]

April 16, 2014
Hart, Carolyn G.
[New York] : Books on Tape, 2012.
1 sound file (8 hr., 47 min., 10 sec.) : digital.
Read by Kate Reading.
Unabridged.
Downloadable audio file.
Invited to stage a Mystery Night for the annual antebellum house tour of the Historical Preservation Society of Chastain, South Carolina, Annie Laurance instead finds herself the leading lady in a flesh-and blood drama. The play's the thing when the curtain falls on grande dame Corinne Webster. While jeweled fingers point, accusing Annie of murder, the perpetrator lurks among the cast and the murder weapon is one of the props. Within the tight-laced society of Chastain, Annie is guilty until proven innocent. With her fiance, Max Darling, Annie pieces together evidence to clear her name - until the chief witness is murdered. Now it will take all of her sleuthing skills to discover the evil in the heart of Chastain's Beautiful People.

Silver sparrow [electronic resource] : a novel

April 16, 2014
Jones, Tayari.
[North Kingstown, R.I.] : BBC Audiobooks America, 2011.
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Read by Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Heather Alicia Simms.
Unabridged.
"Sound Library"--Container.
In 1980s Atlanta, James Witherspoon is living a double life. He has two families, a public one and a secret one. When the daughters from each family become friends, James' secrets are revealed and lives are changed forever.

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